HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist Registered RRT RT Wesley Healthcare Main in Wichita, Kansas

The Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory care in the Intensive Care Units and General Medical/Surgical areas. Consults with physicians concerning patient's plan of care. Participates in the training and orientation of new employees and instruction of Respiratory Care Students. Identifies opportunities for continuous improvements of processes and services on an on-going basis. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

  • Performs therapeutic and diagnostic interventions per RC Policy/Procedure Manual

  • Evaluates and assesses patients' respiratory needs, develops an appropriate care plan in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians

  • Evaluates and assesses patient's ventilatory needs, utilizing appropriate models, ventilators and technology, both invasive and non-invasive, in accordance with approved protocols or by consulting with and making recommendations to physicians

  • Accurately documents therapy and medications administered, including pre and post assessment of therapy, diagnostic testing results, patient interventions and physician communications per RC Policy/Procedure manual

  • Assures accuracy of patient charges by correct documentation, use of Supply Scan, Pyxis and department supplies

  • Accurately transcribes physician orders in the patient record

  • Assists with training, orientation and instruction of new employees and Respiratory Care students, providing a positive learning environment

  • Assists with equipment care and maintenance, cleaning and disinfection/sterilization, reassembly and functional checks

  • Demonstrates competence and willingness to accept assignments in all areas of the department as requested

    Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

  • Current licensure as a Respiratory Therapist by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

  • Current Basic Life support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

  • Current registration through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 6 month of hire

  • Current certification through the National Board for Respiratory Care within 3 months of hire

Required Education or Experience

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

Preferred Education or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Respiratory Therapist Registered RRT RT Wesley Healthcare Main

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Woodlawn Hospital %26 ER

Requisition ID: 26330-17285